Hobbs & Shaw Repeats in First By a Car Length at the Weekend Box Office
It wasn’t a close race at the weekend box office as Hobbs & Shaw repeated in first place holding on to the spot for a second weekend. The film dipped 51% to earn an estimated $25.4 million. That brings its domestic total to $108.5 million.
Internationally, the film earned $60.8 million to bring its foreign earnings to $224.1 million. The film has earned $332.6 million worldwide after two weeks. The film opens in South Korea on August 14 and China on August 23. Expect a massive boost in foreign earnings then.
In second place was Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark which debuted with an estimated $20.8 million. The film received a “C” CinemaScore from the opening audience with a crowd that was 57% female and 54% aged 25 or older.
The Lion King remake came in third place with an estimated $20 million. After four weeks, the film has earned $473.1 million. Internationally, the film added $9.3 million to its total. That total now stands at $861.5 million for a worldwide total of $1.334 billion. The film is the second-highest-grossing film of the year.
Dora and the Lost City of Gold debuted in fourth place with an estimated $17 million. The film earned an “A” CinemaScore from the opening day audience which was 57% female and 54% aged 25 or older. Internationally, the film debuted in 11 markets and earned $2.5 million.
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood rounded out the top five with an estimated $11.6 million to bring its domestic total to $100.3 million after 3 weeks.
In comic related films….
The Kitchen debuted at #7 with an estimated $5.5 million. That’s well below expectations. The film earned a “B-” CinemaScore from an audience that was 51% female and 89% were over the age of 25.
Spider-Man: Far From Home was #8 for the weekend with an estimated $5.3 million to bring its domestic total to $371 million after 6 weeks.
Avengers: Endgame is still bringing in money after 16 weeks. It has earned $197,000 to increase its domestic total to $857.9 million.
Dark Phoenix added $31,000 to its domestic total to bring that to $65.8 million and coming in at #34.